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" And I further declare and make known, that such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. "
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - Page 614
by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1868
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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"All Cut to Pieces and Gone to Hell": The Civil War, Race Relations, and the ...

Mark K. Christ - History - 2003 - 147 pages
...it also allowed that "such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed services of the United States, to garrison forts, positions,...other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said services." At Fort Scott, Kansas, on January 1, 1863, Captain William D. Matthews, Company D, First...
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Edward A. Wild and the African Brigade in the Civil War

Frances Harding Casstevens - History - 2003 - 325 pages
...but it guaranteed that "such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service."3 This was the key to allowing blacks to serve in the United States armed forces. Lincoln's...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...of military necessity as the justification for the Emancipation Proclamation. suitable condition ... to garrison forts, positions, stations^ and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in [the armed service]," it gave no indication that it was contemplated that black men would be formed...
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Reflections of a Civil War Historian: Essays on Leadership, Society, and the ...

Herman Hattaway - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 254 pages
...Proclamation. He announced that blacks freed by the proclamation would "be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places." Skepticism as to whether blacks could be adequate soldiers did not extend to their manning rear-area...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...the Declaration of Independence — except for the final paragraph, adapted from Chase, which read, "And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind...
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One Lord, Many Ministries

Gregory S. Faust - Religion - 2003 - 192 pages
...persons held as slaves within any State .............. shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act ..... of justice,, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind...
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Equal Protection: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Francis Graham Lee - Law - 2003 - 383 pages
...the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...declare and make known, that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions,...this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind,...
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